"Besides the universal reverence and love, with which Ireland regards the memory of her great Apostle, St Patrick, most of our provincial districts and their families of distinction have patron saints, for whom a special veneration is entertained...." Digitized by Google. Topics: Christian saints -- Ireland, Grellan, Saint, Christian saints -- Biography
"This work is, for the most part, compilation, the learned will easily know the sources from whence it is chiefly taken, but circumstances have prevented me from making due acknowledgments wherever I am indebted to others, which happens, indeed, in almost every page. The world will do an anonymous publisher the justice of believing, that he does not withhold those acknowledgments from unworthy motives. If this tract appears to soar high in point of learning, it is because it has been borne... Topics: Christian Saints, Columba, Saint, 521-597, Christian Saints -- Ireland, Patrick, Saint, ca. 373-463
CONTENTS. Dedication Preface CHAPTER I. Introduction.— St. Bernard undertakes the biography of our Saint, at the request of the abbot Congan. — Preliminary observations. Birth and early education of Malachy. — Anecdotes of his youth.— He embraces a religious life. CHAPTER II. St. Malachy becomes a Disciple of Imar O'Aedhacan.— Docility and spiritual progress of the Saint. — He receives Holy Orders. — Reforms many abuses, in the discharge of his ministerial duties, at Armagh.12... Topics: Christian saints -- Biography, Malachy, Saint, 1094?-1148, Christian saints -- Ireland -- Biography
CONTENTS PRINCIPAL AUTHORITIES REFERRED TO . NAMES OF IRISH PERSONS AND PLACES . INTRODUCTION LIFE OF ST. MALACHY .... LETTERS OF ST. BERNARD SERMONS OF ST. BERNARD ON THE PASSING OF MALACHY ADDITIONAL NOTES : — A. — ST. BERNARD'S DESCRIPTION OF THE STATE OF THE IRISH CHURCH B. — THE HEREDITARY SUCCESSION OF THE COARBS OF PATRICK C — MALACHY'S CONTEST WITH NIALL APPENDIX INDEX Digitized by Google. Topics: Christian saints -- Biography, Malachy, Saint, 1094?-1148, Christian saints -- Ireland --...